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J. Merry
1791 The Witticisms Anecdotes Jests Sayings Samuel Johnson J Merry Scarce
Click here to see our other books! The Witticisms, Anecdotes, Jests, and Sayings of Dr. Samuel Johnson J. Merry 1791 Printed for the Editor : London 8" by 5.5" 72pp SUMMARY A scarce copy of this work by J. Merry on Dr. Samuel Johnson. Early Edition,Original Binding,Very Scarce Overall Condition: Very Good This book weighs 0.5 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 15.99 EU Postage: £ 13.99 European Postage: £ 14.99 Asia Postage: £ 18.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 19.99 DESCRIPTION Rare and sought after - the lighter side of the famous man. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. Perhaps his best known work is A Dictionary of the English Language (1755) which had a far-reaching effect on Modern English. With a frontispiece. CONDITION In a half morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally, excellent with just some minor rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Pages generally bright with some occasional foxing. Ink inscription to title page dated 1792. Overall Condition: Very Good GLOSSARY OF TERMS Overall Condition (Dustwrapper condition rating is shown after that for the book itself, where a dustwrapper is present) Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear Very Good Indeed - Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy Very Good - Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy Good - Meaning not very … [Click Below for Full Description]
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